Tariqh Akoni, Guitar Virtuoso (Josh Groban, Elton John, Herbie Hancock, Santana)

Guitar virtuoso,
that also is a great singer

Tariqh Akoni

Tariqh Akoni is a performing and session guitarist based in Los Angeles, California. He performs in multiple genres, including classical, flamenco, and rock, and has served as chair of the Guitar Department at the LA Music Academy.

Tariqh has assembled an extensive and eclectic resume, working with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Elton John, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Bette Midler, Tom Scott, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, the Backstreet Boys, and Aerosmith. Tariqh has toured nationally and internationally, most recently as the Musical Director and Conductor for Josh Groban.

© Lena Ringstad, Los Angeles, 2000

Signed Fine Art Print

Limited Edition of 50
Signed by Lena Ringstad
Paper: Fine Art HahneMule, PhotoRag Ultra Smooth, 305 g. Acid-free.
Size: 30 x 40, 40×50, 50,70 cm
Prize: Call for information

About the Lena Ringstad

Lena Ringstad has created a unique industry out of capturing men and women at work – specifically behind-the-scenes session musicians, the backbone of mega-hit records and world tours of the stars.

The exhibition features photographs from Lena’s 25-year photographical journey in Los Angeles, where she worked with music legends and sidemen to legends like Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Sting, the Pointer Sisters, David Bowie, Al Jarreau, James Ingram, Keb’ Mo’, Leon Ware, and more.

As one of very few women covering this exclusive niche, Lena provides an intimate bird’s eye view of Los Angeles based musicians, quiet-kept history-makers deserving of broader attention and acclaim.

She has captured recording sessions, sound-checks, concerts, rehearsals, and the camaraderie exhibited at inner circle events.